Bishops and Divorce

Bishops and Divorce

Can a man married to a divorced woman (specifically if she was sealed in the temple in her first marriage) be called to be a Bishop? I can’t find an accurate answer for that. Thanks! Bernice _______________ Bernice, As I have taken time to research an answer to...
Modifying Temple Clothing

Modifying Temple Clothing

Can temple clothing be modified with a piece of velcro to help hold the garment on? Kerry ______________ Kerry, I’m not sure, though it seems adjusting the size to fit more properly would be the first step to attempt, whether the garment is too loose or too...
Year Wait for Ordinances

Year Wait for Ordinances

I believe that the reason one has to wait a year to do temple work for the dead is: They are being preached to in the spirit world. When the year is up the deceased have enough knowledge to either reject or accept their temple work. What is your take on this? Joyce...
Attending Funerals in Other Churches

Attending Funerals in Other Churches

When my father died several years ago in WI, a LDS friend of several decades explained kindly to us that he could not attend the funeral in our (Protestant) church as LDS members were prohibited from attending services in other churches. Is this church policy? Or...
What is your view of single sisters adopting?

What is your view of single sisters adopting?

Question   Gramps, What is your view of single sisters adopting children and rearing them in the gospel who might not have had a chance otherwise?  This would be for those women who never had the chance of a temple sealing. Amy     Answer   Amy, Truly my heart has...
Child Support

Child Support

I am paying my monthly payments on child support as I should. But when I wasn’t working it got piled up. So when I went to court, we made an agreement, to pay the back pay in small payments with the monthly payments on top of that. So basically, I am paying what...
Bishops and their roles

Bishops and their roles

The bishop in our ward told our children that he was inspired to tell them that the second coming would happen in their lifetime. Although sometimes I think he is right I do not believe he has the authority to tell something that even the angels do not know. My child...
Resignation/Name Removal

Resignation/Name Removal

Why does the LDS church make resignation and name removal such a difficult and time consuming process? The church didn’t make conversion, baptism and confirmation so laborious. Jules ________________ Hello Jules, The ability members have to remove their name...
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